Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Vertical and horizontal scale, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
The primary control for adjusting the size of text is the Font Size, the point …size for that font. But in some cases, you might want to make …the font, the text, a little bit taller. Perhaps narrower, or shorter and wider, …any combination of these variables. Let's take a look at how we can adjust …the overall scale, both vertically and horizontally for our text. …I have two sets of words here, tall and narrow and short and wide, and I'd like …to make the text match the words. So, we'll start off with the tall and …narrow text. I'll go ahead and select that text and I …make sure that the Type tool is active on the toolbox.…
And then on the Options bar, I'll click the button to bring up the Character and …Paragraph panels. And then, in the Character panel, I'm …going to take a look at the vertical scale and the horizontal scale variables. …For my tall and narrow text, I want to start off by increasing the value of scale. …And that will increase the height of the text. …And that's not the same as just increasing the point size. …
- Type tool basics
- Editing, moving, and aligning text
- Basic text attributes
- Character and Paragraph panels overview
- Kerning and tracking
- Vertical and horizontal scaling
- Transforming text
- Adding layer effects
- Putting an image inside text
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Type Effectswith Nigel French5h 28m Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentialswith Nigel French2h 37m Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Text
2. Basic Text Appearance
3. Advanced Text Appearance
4. Aligning Text
5. Advanced Text Options
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